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RIA Novosti reports that the Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov stated that Russia could not disregard the increase in NATO activity near their borders.
“We cannot disregard such a serious destabilizing factor in the Atlantic, as the revitalization of NATO activities on the Russian border,” he said following talks in Madrid with the Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell.
Lavrov added that he discussed with his Spanish colleague the relationship between Russia and the European Union and …
RIA Novosti reports that Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Minister said he would like that the US and Russia abandon the mutual expulsions of diplomats.
According to the Russian foreign minister, he proposed this during his meeting with the US National Security Advisor to the President, John Bolton.
Lavrov also expressed the desire to resolve the issue of the country’s diplomatic property. According to him, the beginning of the resolution includes mutual permission to visit those buildings “ …
The US, before announcing its plans to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, presented Russia with a list of complaints concerning Russia’s compliance with the treaty.
“Russia is preparing a response to these issues,” said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in an interview with the radio program “Moscow. Kremlin. Putin” on October 25, the transcription of which was published on Sunday, October 28, on the official Russian Foreign Ministry website.
“Literally a …
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Washington has already made its final decision concerning the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, and that in less than two months the White House will formally withdraw from the 1987 treaty.
“With the withdrawal from the INF Treaty, which has not yet been stated officially, although the intention has been stated, and in the negotiations in Moscow including the meeting between President Putin and John Bolton, it became clear that …
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Russia would not allow NATO vessels to enter the Sea of Azov to participate in the joint exercises with Ukraine.
“Now Ukraine wants to invite NATO to conduct joint exercises in the Sea of Azov, but this will not be possible because our agreement with Ukraine requires mutual consent for the passage of warships into the Sea of Azov,” said Lavrov in his interview with RT France, Paris Match and Le Figaro.
“But they want it, and they are actively …
Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with Channel Euronews that Russia would leave the Council of Europe on its own terms rather than give the Council the opportunity to exclude or expel Russia from its ranks.
"I don't think that Russia's participation in the European Council is more important to Russia than it is to the Council itself. This is my strong position,” Lavrov stated. He explained that Moscow joined the Council of Europe to ensure “pan-European, …
Patrolling the demilitarized zone in the Syrian province of Idlib scheduled for October 15th was temporarily put on hold due to a request by the Turkish side, reports a RIA News source, familiar with the situation.
“Turkey asked for more time and to postpone the start of joint patrols in Idlib. The Russian side was ready to start this morning,” said a source in the agency.
According to the source, the Turkish side referred to safety concerns, which so far, they cannot fully guarantee.
The Russians detained in April in the Netherlands were supposed to test the embassy's computer systems, stated the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Intexfax reports.
“The technical equipment confiscated from the Russian representatives were intended for testing the embassy’s information systems for analyzing the security of computer networks in connection with the frequent attempts of cyber-penetration into Russian state institutions,” the statement reads.
The Russian Foreign Ministry …
During the press-conference at the UN, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russian President Vladimir Putin received an invitation to visit the USA, RBC news agency reports.
“President Putin received an invitation from President Trump. President Trump was also invited to visit Russia,” the minister said.
Lavrov added that the dates are still unknown, and it is necessary to wait for suggestions and willingness from both sides.
The meeting between Putin and Trump took place on …
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accidentally entered the Russian delegation’s negotiation room at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York, RBC reports.
The Ukrainian President stumbled into the room while Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was in it.
“Poroshenko spent 15 seconds in the room, after which he left it and went into the meeting hall,” the report states.
According to RBC, one Russian journalist managed to ask the Ukrainian president about the proposal to …